R 6 Motorway (Kosovo)

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R6 Motorway
Autostrada Arbën Xhaferi
The complete motorway R 6 from Pristina to Han i Elezit
The motorway R6 on the south-east side of Prishtina (Brezovica mountain is seen in the background
Route information
Part of E65
Length60 km (40 mi)
Major junctions
North endPristina
South endHan i Elezit at the Macedonian border
Location
Major citiesPristina, Lipjan, Ferizaj, Han i Elezit
Highway system
Roads in Kosovo

The R 6 Motorway (or Autostrada Arbën Xhaferi [1]) is a motorway located in Kosovo. It is 60 km long and it is being constructed with a budget of € 600 million. Forming part of the E65, it is the second motorway in Kosovo and it links the capital Pristina with the Macedonian border at Han i Elezit, which is about 20 km (12 mi) from Skopje. Construction of the motorway started in July 2014. On 31st of December 2016, the first 23 kilometers from Pristina to Babush i Muhaxherëve was opened for traffic. On 22nd of December 2017, a further 11 kilometers from Babush i Muhaxherëve to Ferizaj was opened for traffic. In June 2018, another section was opened for traffic from Ferizaj to Kacanik. The Ministry of Infrastructure of Kosovo announced that the motorway is set to be completed in 28th December 2018.

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